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Kristalina Georgieva on Gender Parity: Inequalities Erode Society

November 2, 2019

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva talks with Ravi Agrawal about gender equality and unpaid work at 2019 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings. (IMF photo)

In her first IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings as IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva talks with Foreign Policy Magazine's Ravi Agrawal about breaking down barriers to women's career growth. Georgieva is the first person from an emerging market economy, and only the second woman to lead the IMF since its inception in 1944. In this podcast, Georgieva and Agrawal discuss the economic benefits of gender equality and the societal transformation that is required to correct the injustices of the past.

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